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But Go concluded by quoting 1 Corinthians 15:55-58: “Death, where is your sting? But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.” (NKJV)

“We have the resurrection of Christ in us," he concluded. "Let’s not fear anything. The Lord will work. He said knock and I shall answer, so all we can do now is pray.”

Throughout the sermon, many congregants cried out, “Lord Father!” They prayed out loud in unison for suffering families, country and nation, for the evangelization of Ansan, and the future generation. And they plan to continue praying. According to Christian Today, this week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday nights, the churches of Ansan will be hold candlelight prayer vigils for the lost and those left behind.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

Sophia Lee
Sophia Lee

Sophia is a features reporter for WORLD Magazine. She graduated from the University of Southern California with degrees in print journalism and East Asian language and culture. She lives in Los Angeles with her cat, Shalom. Follow Sophia on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.


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